Homeward Trust Edmonton

Homeward Trust Edmonton

January 31, 2011 09:00 ET

ROOPH Awards Recognize Leadership and Service in Housing and Homelessness

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2011) - On February 1st, Homeward Trust Edmonton hosts the 6th annual ROOPH Awards - recognizing outstanding organizations and people in housing in Edmonton. Awards are presented in the following categories. The nominees are listed as well:

The Larry Shaben Award for Outstanding Service in the Housing Sector – Bruce Reith, Hope Hunter, Lynn Hanley, Pat Garrett, Susan Green

Partnerships for Success – Boardwalk Rental Communities, City of Edmonton Homelessness on Parkland Committee

Excellence in Building Design: ArtsHub118. Habitat for Humanity – Anderson Gardens

Exceptional Volunteerism in the Housing Sector – Orest Myckan, No Room in the Inn

Outstanding Service for the Aboriginal Community – Cheryl Whiskeyjack

All media are invited to join Homeward Trust for this annual celebration.

2010 ROOPH Awards
Tuesday, February 1st, 11:30 – 1:30
Westin Hotel (10135 – 100th St), Edmonton, AB
Program commences at 12pm. Awards presentation begins at 12:45pm.

Susan McGee, Executive Director of Homeward Trust Edmonton, will be available for interviews.

Homeward Trust is a community-based, comprehensive housing organization that provides leadership and resources towards ending homelessness in Edmonton. We fulfill our mandate by leading initiatives and programs, engaging community stakeholders and partners, conducting research, creating awareness and funding housing and support projects.

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